Bucknell University
Bucknell Women's Swimming and Diving BIO
 Diana Hanson

Career: Two-time First Team All-Patriot League (2014, 2015) ... one-time Patriot League champion in the 100 breast ... scored 115 points at the Patriot League Championships and 88 at the ECAC Championships ... graduated with the program record in the 100 breast (1:03.02), the third-best time in the 200 IM (2:02.27), the third-best time in the 200 breast (2:18.45) and the seventh-best time in the 400 IM (4:25.26) ... part of five relays with program top-10 times, including the second-fastest 400 medley relay, the fifth-fastest 800 free relay and the seventh-fastest 200 medley relay ... received Lee S. "Bud" Ranck Memorial Award ... four-time member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2016-17 (Senior): Scored 26 points at the Patriot League Championships, finishing fifth in the 100 breast, ninth in the 200 breast, and 14th in the 200 IM ... scored 13 points at the ECAC Championships with a sixth-place finish in the 200 IM ... also swam on the fifth-place 200 free relay ... swam three events during the season (200 IM, 100 breast, 200 breast) ... three top-three finishes ... runner-up in the 100 breast against Seton Hall ... received the Lee S. "Bud" Ranck Memorial Award presented for outstanding spirit and contributions to the Bucknell athletic program ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2015-16 (Junior): Scored points at the ECAC Championships, taking third in the 100 breast, fourth in the 200 IM and eighth in the 200 breast ... swam on the 200 medley relay team that took fourth and the 400 medley relay team that took eighth ... also competed at the Patriot League Championships, where she finished 20th in the 400 IM, 28th in the 200 breast and 30th in the 200 IM ... swam on the 800 free relay that took sixth ... swam seven different events during the season (100 IM, 200 IM, 400 IM, 100 breast, 200 breast, 200 fly, 200 free) ... had 15 top-three finishes, including wins in the 100 breast and 200 breast against Colgate ... had a solid performance at the Navy Invite with runner-up showings in the 100 breast and 200 free ... part of 200 medley relay teams finished first at the Navy Invite and in meets against Colgate and Wagner ... was a part of the 400 medley relay that finished first at the Bucknell Invitational ...  earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2014-15 (Sophomore): First Team All-Patriot League for second straight year ... Bucknell's top point scorer at Patriot League Championships ... ranked fourth in Patriot League in points scored ... won 100 breast Patriot League title ... first Bison to win that gold medal since Jamie Flick in 2003 ... also placed second in 200 breast and fourth in 200 IM at Patriots ... competed in 200 IM at ECAC Championships the following week and touched the wall sixth in the finals ... totaled nine first-place finishes during the season ... primary events were 100 breast, 200 breast and 200 IM, swimming those a combined 28 times out of her 39 races on the season ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... competed at Speedo Sectional Meet in Buffalo in March 2015 ... also competed at Mid-Atlantic Long Course Senior Championships in July 2015.

2013-14 (Freshman): First Team All-Patriot League selection based on points ... scored in 200 IM (3rd), 100 breast (5th) and 400 IM (10th) at Patriot League Championships ... season-best times in all three events at league meet ... scored in 200 breast (8th) and 100 breast (9th) at ECAC Championships ... best finish of year was runner-up ... had nine runner-up finishes across five different events ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

High School: Four-year swimming letterwinner at Poolesville High School … team captain … won state title in 200 IM … set high school records in relays and 100 breast … helped team to state title … Washington Post Honorable Mention All-Met selection … Gazette Honorable Mention.

Personal: Diana Brooke Hanson … born April 4, 1995 in Rockville, Maryland … daughter of Brooks Hanson and Nancy Luckhurst … has one sister, Caroline, who swam at the College of Wooster before graduating in 2013 … both parents attended Bucknell with father graduating in 1981 and mother graduating in 1982 ... majoring in biology and psychology.

Position: Breast/IM
Year: Senior
Hometown: Derwood, Md.
High School: Poolesville
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